Katheryn S. Lee | New York | Hogan Lovells

Katheryn S. Lee



English, Korean

Lee Katheryn

Katheryn S. Lee
Lee Katheryn
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events

Katheryn Lee focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and other general corporate transactional matters. She began her career with the firm as a summer associate in 2019.

While in law school, Katheryn served as an articles editor for the Cornell International Law Journal and the intake director of International Refugee Assistance Project's Cornell chapter. In her third year of law school, she split her time between J.D. Program in Information and Technology Law at Cornell Tech campus and the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York City to explore the diverse legal issues raised by intellectual property, information, and technology. 

Katheryn is fluent in Korean.

Representative experience

CI Financial on its acquisition of certain assets comprising the wealth management business (AUM US$11.4bn) of Eaton Vance WaterOak Advisors, formerly Eaton Vance Investment Counsel.

Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) in its merger with Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI), creating a combined enterprise value of approximately US$7.5bn.

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) in its sale to affiliates of Blackstone Inc. (NYSE: BX), valued at US$10bn including assumption of debt.

ASSA ABLOY on its US$4.3bn acquisition of Spectrum Brands' Hardware and Home Improvement division.

ASSA ABLOY on its US$800m sale of Emtek brands and smart residential business in the United States and Canada.

Harbert Power in its acquisition of interests in Kalaeloa Partners, L.P., a partnership owning a 208 MW cogeneration facility in Oahu, Hawaii.


  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2020
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa, 2015
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association